prosphoron

[ Greek praws-faw-rawn; English pros-fuh-ron, -fer-uh n ]
/ Greek ˈprɔs fɔ rɔn; English ˈprɒs fəˌrɒn, -fər ən /

noun Eastern Church.

an uncut loaf of altar bread before it is consecrated.

Origin of prosphoron

< Greek prósphoron, noun use of neuter of prósphoros useful, fitting, derivative of prosphorá prosphora
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